agoraphobia

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a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)

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30pm) IT'S been known to get even the most chronic agoraphobe clawing desperately at the Chubb lock on the front door to escape the prospect of an entire evening's Euro pop cheese.
Cage is an obsessive-compulsive agoraphobe with no personal relationships, who discovers he has a teenage daughter, Alison Lohman.
With her brisk persuasive tone Whitman could convince an agoraphobe to consider a trek to the pyramids or the Great Wall of China.
Penney, a former agoraphobe, hadn't spent a minute on Canadian soil.
He explained that he did not yet feel ready for "super-high visibility," describing himself as a "self-made agoraphobe.
There is the agoraphobe whose affliction is so debilitating she can't hold down a job, a woman suffering from breast cancer, a 37-year-old woman who wants to run with her four-year-old muscular dystrophy suffering son .
I find the Malin Effect most winning, the work of a candid savant, which isn't bad going for a reputed agoraphobe who loses his friends' addresses.
Roy (Nicolas Cage) is a most unlikely con man - an obsessive, chain-smoking agoraphobe with various nervous tics.